All the way from London, England, the award-winning Echéa Quartet performs an exciting program of music by R. Murray Schafer, György Ligeti and Joseph Haydn as part of the UVic School of Music’s Emerging Artists Alumni Series. Expect a surprise at the end of the concert with some local fame!
Finalists and prizewinners of the International Anton Rubinstein Chamber Music Competition (2018) and finalists in the Royal Overseas-League Music Competition (2019), the Echéa Quartet is a London-based string quartet formed in 2017 at the Royal Academy of Music. Featuring violinists Aliayta Foon-Dancoes (UVic BMus '15) and
Emily Earl, violist Clara Loeb and cellist Eliza Millett, they have recently been awarded the role as Fellowship String Quartet for 2019/20 at the Royal Academy of Music, where they are mentored by John Myerscough, Christoph Richter and Levon Chilingirian.